Michael Ruled Out of Super Falcons ‘ Subsequent France

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                    <div class="post-body-inner">Super Falcons defender Faith Michael has been ruled out of the the Nigerian team’s remaining campaign at the ongoing 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France due to a knee ligament injury,  reports Completesports.com.

Michael picked up the injury in Nigeria’s 3-0 defeat to Norway in the opening Group A encounter at the Stade Auguite Delaune, Reims on Saturday.

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The 32-year-old was taken off the pitch after she collided with goalkeeper Tochukwu Oluehi in the 53rd minute.

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The Pitea IF defender was later replaced by Chidinma Okeke, who is now in pole position to her place in the starting line-up against Korea Republic on Wednesday

The African champions will face Korea Republic in their next game on Wednesday at the Stade des Alpes, Grenoble. Kick-off is 2pm Nigerian time.

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The Super Falcons sit in third position in Group A with no point and need a win against the Asians to keep alive their hopes of reaching the next round.

By Adeboye Amosu

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